This DVD disc contains the following programs:
- Program 7: Tasha visits Kelowna to profile its First Nations people. She visits a youth group home, a community garden, and interviews a Diabetes coordinator and elder. Following Tasha’s visits, Lorne and Monica plant a garden, and interview Suzanne Johnson, a nutritionist from the Pentiction Band. The “Final Words” segment is in the Okanagan language.
- Program 8: Tasha, Lorne, and Monica explore how diabetes may be prevented, and visit the Pathway to Wellbeing in Saskatoon. Betty Nippi-Albright and “The Good Food Box” community program are profiled, and the hosts learn to make hamburger soup and serve it with a Diabetic friendly bannock. Later, Lorne and Monica learn preventative steps that can be taken to avoid Diabetes, and Monica discusses her experience with Gestational Diabetes, and interviews Dr. Ronald Dyck, who has suggestions for expectant mothers.
- Program 9: Tasha visits the Frog Lake Morning Sky Health Centre, in Frog Lake, Alberta, which hosts a monthly Diabetes Awarness Gathering. Monica learns some exercises for less active and elderly individuals from Stephen Clipperfield, who works at the First Step program. A First Nations comedian, “Moccasin Joe” shares his experience with Diabetes, and the “Final Words” segment features Elder Irene Quinney, speaking in Cree.
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Length: 24 minutes
Native North American Peoples Health Studies
Grades 9 - 12 Post-Secondary Education
Native North American Studies Family Studies and Health Studies